28/02/2014 Global Weekly Eurozone inflation surprise
Eurozone inflation rose in February, but we expect it to fall in the coming months. In the US, consumer optimism appears to be returning, with retailers reporting good results. Despite recent turmoil in emerging markets, equity markets have mostly recovered their losses from earlier in the year.
27/02/2014 Equities Monthly
The US Federal Reserve beginning to reduce its asset purchasing programme and recent worries about China are two factors increasing the volatility in emerging markets.
21/02/2014 Global Weekly: China worries markets
Equity markets were flat over the week, while bond yields declined. Turmoil in emerging markets continued, largely based on concerns over China. Unrest in Ukraine also grabbed headlines around the world. The USD 19 billion paid by Facebook for the WhatsApp messaging service was the surprise of the week.
21/02/2014 AMRO reports net profit of EUR 1,160 million over 2013 and a net loss of EUR 47 million for Q4 2013
AMRO reports net profit of EUR 1,160 million over 2013 and a net loss of EUR 47 million for Q4 2013.
14/02/2014 Global Weekly: Markets beat back fears
Global equity markets improved this week, beating back fears over emerging markets. Global stock markets recovered in the face of disappointing US data and continued fears in the eurozone over deflation.